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CNN
Dec 31, 2011 1:00am PST
is for movies, you think that death is more dramatic than it is. in syria people die everyday shot in their homes, shot on th street, and killed in detention. people die and the world does not stop. some may mourn, but the world keeps spinning. he died as he lived with the camera in his hand, and like so many of his other videos, this, too, was posted on youtube. that is him in the body bag, and the family and the friends mourning him. in a country where the truth is as ugly as these pictures and silence is enforced under penalty of death. the only answer dangerous as it can obviously be is showing the pictures and breaking the silence and trying to tell the truth. he lived and died trying to do that. he was murdered in a city that the assad regime prolsed to pull the troops out, but instead has put snipers on the rooftops and kept the tanks in the streets. this is how it looked today as seen by one of his fellow journalists and posted on youtube. [ gunshots and yelling ] >> opposition members say at least 35 people lost their lives today in demonstrations across syria. the rallies
CBS
Dec 23, 2011 6:30pm EST
with deadly car bombings in damascus. clarissa ward goes inside syria and meets the rebels plotting to overthrow the regime. mark strassmann on today's new smart cars that can stop themselves to prevent crashes. and steve hartman's "on the road" with santa's toughest challenge. >> santa, for christmas i want my dad to come home. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. no holiday tax increase. after a week-long standoff, the senate, house, and president came together on a two-month extension of the temporary cut in social security payroll taxes. a year ago, that tax rate was lowered from 6.2% to 4.2%. and for a lot of families, that comes to about $80 a month. house republicans wanted a longer extension and they threatened to let the tax cut expire if they didn't get their way. but today they backed down and the president was quick to grab his pen. sharyl attkisson has been covering from the capitol to the white house. >> i said it was critical for congress not to go home without preventing a tax increase on 160 million w
CNN
Dec 30, 2011 5:00pm PST
of what you know from death from movies, you might think it's more dramatic than bhawhat it i. in syria people die every day. people die and the world does not stop. some may mourn but the world keeps spinning. bazil al saeed died and this video was posted on youtube. that's him in the body bag, family and friends mourning him. in a country where the truth is as ugly as these pictures and silence is enforced under penalty of death, the only answer is showing the pictures and breaking the silence and trying to tell the truth. bazil al saeed lived and died trying to do that. he was murdered in a city where the regime promised to pull troops out of but instead put snipers on rooftops and kept tanks in the streets. here's what it looked like today as seen and posted on youtube. [ gunshots and yelling ] >> opposition members say at least 35 people lost their lives today in demonstrations across syria. the rallies are being called a crawl to freedom square because of all the sniper fire. this is what happened to protesters in a town farther to the east. [ gunfire ] this is all taking place wi
CNN
Dec 30, 2011 7:00pm PST
than it is. in syria people die everyday shot in their homes, shot on the stre street, and killed in detention. people die and the world does not stop. some may mourn, but the world keeps spinning. he died as he lived with the camera in his hand, and like so many of his other videos, this, too, was posted on youtube. that is him in the body bag, and the family and the friends mourning him. in a country where the truth is as ugly as these pictures and silence is enforced under penalty of death. the only answer dangerous as it can obviously be is showing the pictures and breaking the silence and trying to tell the truth. he lived and died trying to do that. he was murdered in a city that the assad regime prolsed to pull the troops out, but instead has put snipers on the rooftops and kept the tanks in the streets. this is how it looked today as seen by one of his fellow journalists and posted on youtube. [ gunshots and yelling ] >> opposition members say at least 35 people lost their lives today in demonstrations across syria. the rallies are being called a crawl to freedom square be
CNN
Dec 30, 2011 1:00pm PST
? and the violence in syria that the al assad government doesn't want you to see. stand by for some secret reporting behind the front lines. through diet and exercise, alli can help you lose one more by blocking some of the fat you eat. let's fight fat with alli. ♪ britta olsen is my patient. i spend long hours with her checking her heart rate, administering her medication, and just making her comfortable. one night britta told me about a tradition in denmark, "when a person dies," she said, "someone must open the window so the soul can depart." i smiled and squeezed her hand. "not tonight, britta. not tonight." [ female announcer ] to nurses everywhere, thank you, from johnson & johnson. >>> taking. >>> much more coming up on the iowa caucuses, but there's other important news we're watching right now, including overseas, another bloody friday as syria antigovernment protesters take to the streets by the thousands to crackdown by the al assad regime appears to be hardening, even as arab league monitors assess whether syria is upholding a peace agreement. a freelance journalist was able to get ins
WETA
Dec 23, 2011 7:00pm EST
and extend the tax cut and benefits for a full year. in syria, a troubling escalation in the uprising against the assad dictatorship. today, car bombs were used for the first time since the protests began nine months ago. the government says at least 44 people were killed. the two powerful bombs exploded moments apart. outside the offices of government intelligence in damascus. the cars were ripped apart and windows blown out blocks away. the assad dictatorship quickly blamed al qaeda and that would fit the government's contention that the uprising against assad is led by terrorists. but one rebel group claimed today that it's more likely that the government bombed its own buildings to discredit the rebellion. it was in march that the protests were met with troops and tanks, the assad family has ruled syria for 41 years. first hafez al-assad and now his son bashar. they have suppressed all opposition and in 1982 the regime killed tens of thousands of civilians. assad has been under growing pressure since the transformation known as the arab spring. dictators have fallen in egypt, tunisia, and
CNN
Dec 27, 2011 8:00am PST
. >>> some of the video we're taking in from homs today in syria. a team of arab league observers now on the ground trying to get the government to end this. a brutal crackdown on protesters. syria's keeping international journalists out of that country. that's why mohammed jamjoom is following events from kcairo, egypt. we're getting reports that thousands of demonstrators took to the groubd again today. what can you tell us? >> well, drew, opposition activists there tell us that tens of thousands of demonstrators calling for an end of the regime took to the streets of homs today. the reason they gathered was because they were no longer facing crackdown by the military there. there was a live stream video that shows earlier many people chanting for people in from the international community. we're told in the past hour from residents that some members of this protest tried to go to another area of the city called clock square, where they believe that meps of the arab league delegation were so they could speak to them and when they got there, some tell thaus the protesters were fired
CNN
Dec 14, 2011 10:00am PST
of the magazine said while the arab spring protests stood out, protests around the world in russia, syria, downtown new york made headlines collectively throughout the year. >> we decided in the end rather than pick on any one individual or small group, we would go for -- >> runners up include congresswoman ron paul -- paul ryan, i should say and kate middleton. >> by there is no denying injuries, broken femur, blood clots in the legs. is the alleged violence at famu an isolated incident or entire culture? one of the accuser's attorneys joins us next. >>> first, meet today's rock stars. these new york sanitation workers jumped into action after seeing a mother and four kids trying to escape a house fire. the workers immediately called 911 after seeing the flames and told the kids on the roof to jump. >> we yelled at them, we were screaming, jump, jump, jump into my arms. i grabbed the feet and he caught the bodies as they were coming down. once the first one came down, they came down one after the other. >> the two by thes consider their heroics quote all part of life. i'm good about wash
MSNBC
Dec 28, 2011 2:00am PST
carrying his body. >>> with outside monitors now in syria, demonstrators made sure their voices would be heard. amateur video shows tens of thousands taking to the streets reportedly calling for the execution of president bashar al assad. critics debated whether government tanks pulling back was just an attempt to mislead monitors. >> reporter: government security forces appear to fire tear gas at the crowds trying to stop them from heading to the city's main square for a mass demonstration. footage we cannot independently verify. even so, 70,000 protesters seem to have risked their lives to attend the rally against president assad. we want the president executed, they chant. spurred on by the arrival of arab league peace observers, who have come here to see if the regime is keeping its promise and ending its military crackdown of anti-government demonstrators. here they appear to be besieged by local residents on the streets. eager to show them the pools of blood spilled in the violent clashes with government forces. while the government itself appeared to be pulling out its tanks an
CBS
Dec 27, 2011 4:30am EST
and no weapons were used. some stores were forced to close their doors during the incident. >>> in syria reports this morning government tanks are being pulled. this video taken from a social media website shows the tanks prowling the streets. arab league monitors are on their way to make certain the government complies with a peace plan. activists say government forces have killed hundreds of civilians across syria in recent days. >>> in nigeria at least two suspects are under arrest for the christmas day terror bombings that killed at least 35 people. david martin reports on how africa's most populous nation is struggling with the growing islamist movement. >> reporter: a nigerian newspaper called it the blackest christmas ever. dozens of people killed in the bombings of three christian churches. a radical islamic group popularly known as the nigerian taliban claimed credit for the attacks which marked an especially bloody day in the war against its government, the world's tenth largest oil producer. the nigerian taliban, whose official name boko haram, roughly translates as western education
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2011 12:00pm EST
with the ap. >> thank you, mr. president, and mr. prime minister. in syria, you call for president assad to step down for the killing of its people, but prime minister maliki has warned that it could lead to a civil war that could destabilize the whole region. i wonder if you think that iraq is succumbing to iran's influence on this matter. speaking of iran, do you think it will weaken american national's pretty by discovering intelligence from the -- national security by discovering intelligence from tehe drone it has captured? prime minister, why have you not call for assad to step down for the slaughter of his people. >> the prime minister and i have discussed syria, and we should be that when this year in people being killed and are unable to express themselves, that is a problem. there is no disagreement there. i have expressed my outrage in how the syrian regime has been operating. i do believe that president assad missed an opportunity to reform his government, it chose the path of repression, and has continued to engage in repressive tactics. his capacity to regain legitimacy ins
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2011 8:00pm EST
it when it gets here. >> all right. and on syria, what do additional steps to pressure the assad regime mean? what are you talking about there specifically? >> the fact is -- of the matter is that we have throughout this process worked both unilaterally and collectively to increase pressure and isolation on the assad regime. what you've seen is a continuation of horrific acts of violence, needless violence, against the syrian people. and it's clear that every metric shows the situation is moving against assad. defections of the military are on the rise. diplomats have begun leaving their posts and coming out in support of the syrian opposition. the opposition is more unified and more inclusive. the regime has been cut off by the arab league, by its traditional allies and neighbors like turkey, and the regime is under increasing financial duress due to international sanctions and weak domestic economic policies. it is only a matter of time before this regime comes to an end. only fear is holding it together, and governing that is based on fear is always doomed to fail. >> are you talking
NBC
Dec 27, 2011 4:00am PST
throughout the day on nbc. after nine months of bloodshed in syria, the arab league is sending a team of 60 monitors into the country. critics fear the monitors won't be allowed to see what's really happening. >>> new york city times square new year's eve ball will get a facelift. nearly 300 new weather resistant waterford crystal triangles will be installed, in this year's design called "let there be friendship." >>> and speaking of friends, shout out to our neighbors here at 30 rock. happy birthday to radio city music hall which opened 79 years ago today back in 1932. happy birthday. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments in those stories and others as they break on msnbc. tonight be sure to watch brian williams with "nbc nightly news." >>> finally, here's a look at what's coming up this morning on the "today" show. former "survivor" producer facing murder charges for the death of his wife, the victim's sister speaks out live in the studio. >>> you'll get to meet that 1-month-old polar bear who opened his eyes for the very first time, something you definitely
NBC
Dec 28, 2011 4:30am EST
leader's son and successor kim jong-un followed the hearse. >>> without monitors now in syria, demonstrators made sure their voices would be heard. amateur video shows tens of thousands taking to the streets reportedly calling for the execution of president al assad. critics debated whether government tanks pulling back was just an attempt to mislead monitors. >>> the high stakes battle of western powers, iran threatened to cut off oil exports from middle east if the west imposes sanctions on oil sapmehipments. they threaten to close the strait of hormuz. as state department spokesman dismissed the threats as, quote, bluster. >>> now, here's a look at other stories making news early today in america. michigan police were recently involved in a high speed pursuit of one of their own suv cruisers wearing only his underwear. a suspect hopped behind the wheel after escaping from a backseat. it ended with the suspect crashing into vehicles at a roadblock. no injuries were reported. >>> a lawyer for a group of single mothers in hawaii calling their theft inside a toy store a despera
NBC
Dec 15, 2011 4:30am EST
across syria left as least 25 people dead wednesday. an activists group says army defectors killed 25 soldiers in security clashes this morning which would make it one of the deadliest attacks by rebel troops in the nine-month uprising. >>> a commercial satellite company says it captured a photo of china's first aircraft carrier taking an apparent test ride in the yellow sea. they bought the ship from ukraine in 1998 and spent years refeshing it and arming it. >>> some startling new numbers from the centers for disease control and prevention based on a new survey of domestic violence. one in four women reported being violently attacked by a husband or boyfriend. a number researchers called astounding. while one in five women said they had been sexually assaulted. >>> and researchers have spotted a giant gas cloud spiraling into a super massive black hole at the center of our galaxy. that's pretty cool. thought as -- or thought it's known black holes draw in everything nearby, it will be the first chance to see one consume such a cloud. >>> well, now here is an early look at how wall s
CNN
Dec 4, 2011 1:00am PST
in syria where at least 22 people were killed. ten of those died in the city of holmes where we believe this video was shot. the government refused to send its crackdown on protesters despite widespread criticism. on friday the u.n. human rights council became the latest to condemn the crackdown. syria called the report unjust. >>> vice president biden is calling for more openness around the world. he said political and social freedoms can create economic opportunities. he was speaking at a global business summit in istanbul. the crowd applauded when he suggested the next steve job could be a turk, noting how their economy has tripped in the last deck dade. >>> a third person murdered after answering a craigslist job posting. the latest victim is ralph geiger of akron, ohio. brogan rafferty is charged with aggravated murder and attempted murder for the deaths. the suspect's mother says the man behind it is richard beasley who is yet to be charged in the murders but is in jail on promoting prostitution police on long island are set to renew their search for shannon gill bort, a new jerse
NBC
Dec 30, 2011 5:00am EST
around his son, kim jong-un, declaring him the supreme leader. >>> today in syria protesters are trying to organize giant demonstrations to show arab league officials just how bad things are in their country. yesterday government forces opened fire on protesters, killing at least 25 and injuring at least 100 more. demonstrators are upset with the arab league monitors saying they seem unsympathetic to the situation. since the citizen uprising in march, the united nations estimates that 5,000 people have been killed in clashes between police and protesters. >>> the first list of sears and kmart stores closing does not include any in the d.c. area. the closest is a grand essentials store in maryland. sears holdings announced earlier this week they would be closing more than 100 sears and kmart stores nationwide after poor holiday sales. the first list included 79 of those stores. >>> right now new york city is preparing to make sure that new year's eve, the celebration in times square, goes off without a hitch. today crews will test the new year's eve ball. workers placed the final panels
CNN
Dec 28, 2011 8:00am PST
out of syria is said to show defectors trying to ambush security forces in daraa. cnn cannot independently confirm this claim. observers from the arab league are now in the country for a second day to determine if the government has kept its promise to stop the bloody crackdown on its citizens. a league official tells cnn they have postponed trips to three cities today due to logistical reasons. >>> tens of thousands of north koreans wailing and beating their chests fill the streets of pyongyang. a lincoln carried his coffin on the roof. another carried a giant portrait of him. analysts say the perfectly choreographed funeral signals a new era under his son, kim jong un. >>> the trial of former egyptian president hosni mubarak continued today after several months of delay. the ailing 83-year-old entered the courtroom on a gurney. he is charged with corruption and murder for allegedly ordering the killing of protesters calling for an end to his 30-year-regime. court adjourned only after a few hours. it is set to resume on monday. >>> two women have been arrested for allegedly
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2011 6:00am EST
're very worried about what's going to happen in sir. syria. if we want to counter the iranians, that would be the biggest blow to the iranians strategically that i can think of. >> i just, i think it's a very important question that you've put forward, and i think that the answer is in constant motion. um, because the region is changing dramatically. and, therefore, iranian calculations change dramatically. i think there's no question that the most interesting feeler that the iranians put out was in 2003 when we had smashed iraq in a war that put us on their doorstep. and even that feeler when i talked to people in iran in 2003 who were involved in putting it forward, they said, frankly, that it didn't are the full approval of the supreme leader, khamenei. so now we are in a totally different situation which iran has to calculate where it stands. um, i agree very much with the point put forward by professor menashri that the iranian regime right now is very much interested in its own survival and the survival of the elite. and if this is seen as a vehicle to help insure that future surviva
CNN
Dec 30, 2011 12:00pm PST
of protests turns deadly in syria. hundreds of thousands of pro democracy demonstrators jammed the streets of homes and other cities across the country. as part of what the opposition called the crawl to freedom square. anti-government groups say at least 35 protesters have been killed. witnesses say this video we're about to show you shows a man who had his legs blown off being carried by friends in a damascus suburb. the crackdown by president bashar al assad's presence continues. the monitors are in syria to verify assad's pledge to pull troops from the streets and end violence. >>> a huge sinkhole is threatening about a dozen homes in allentown, pennsylvania. and it's inching closer to a cemetery. it's gotten so close a court order gives the coroner the go ahead to remove caskets from some 60 graves if need be. the fire chief says the sinkhole is 50 feet long and 30 feet wide. he said a water main break probably caused the ground to give. >>> and this is the last stock market day of 2011. we want to show you the numbers. a quick look at the big board there. and the dow right now down s
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2011 7:00am EST
, but it is very mindful of what iranian interests are. you see this in arab league of los about syria where the iraqis have voted against and abstain from putting sanctions on syria. there is a lot of concern that the influence will increase. my worry is that there will be a lot more violence. the saudis have been funding the groups and we may seek -- violence has never stopped in iraq. there have been explosions and suicide bombers, all that has continued. the question is whether the iraqi state will be strong enough to withstand these kinds of attacks and whether the iranians will exercise a somewhat lighter hand in iraq. syria is very important to this. if bashar al-assad goes down, they will need this iraq connection even more. we have given them a substitute for syria in a way by getting rid of saddam hussein. host: next call is from boca raton, florida. caller: i have the pleasure of speaking with you about a year or so ago. his calculus was that if they did develop a nuclear weapon, they would then wipe out israel. they also threatened the united states and europe. if israel did reta
PBS
Dec 14, 2011 6:30pm PST
in the world. >> reporter: add to that worries about turmoil in north africa. >> egypt, syria, yemen-- all three of which have some oil production, but they also have much greater ramification-- instability there has much greater ramification across their neighbors. >> reporter: given the tug of war in the marketplace, many experts think energy prices will remain volatile. this time of year also tends to be a low-volume market as traders close their books and head out on vacation. erika miller, "nightly business report," new york. >> tom: still ahead, avon's calling for a new c.e.o. the struggling door-to-door cosmetics retailer separates the roles of its chairman and c.e.o. from another round of stress tests to rules on banks trading with their own money, 2012 is shaping up to be another year of new rules and new pressures for banks. kelly king is the chairman and c.e.o. of bb&t. he joins us from winston-salem, north carolina. happy holidays to you, sir, nice to see you again. >> thank you, tom, happy holidays to you as well. >> tom: as you look at the new regulatory environment continuin
PBS
Dec 16, 2011 8:00pm PST
. gwen: if iran, the threat is up, syria's threat is up, maybe that provides the pretext. >> and all of these things are things that the white house has been very eager not to talk about. last thing they want stepping on their story about the end. war in iraq is conversation about new military involvement. it's not going to be anything like we've seen lately. but there's always -- there is an outstanding question about that. >> laura, i felt the white house really rolled out the red carpet. and they had a number of really high-profile events with the president of iraq. maliki. how is that relationship? >> you know, it's interesting. because i don't think the two of them are particularly close. but they both had their own domestic political concerns which lined up. maliki needs american troops out of iraq as much as obama needs to get out of iraq. and so essentially, that put them on the same path. and because of that, they're sort of partners in arms. they spent a lot of time one on one together. in the oval office. really discussing some very sensitive issues. and what was -- a fair
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